Bemidji State in U.S. News regional top 100 for fourth consecutive year

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 13, 2011) — For the fourth consecutive year, Bemidji State University has earned a place among the top 100 colleges and universities in the Midwest region in U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of America’s colleges and universities. The University tied with four other institutions for 91st among all colleges and universities […]

North Carolina abstractionist Dick Roberts to show at BSU’s Talley Gallery

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 13, 2011) — North Carolina-based abstractionist Dick Roberts will open a show of his paintings, ‘Forays into Abstraction,’ at Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery. Roberts’ show opens Tuesday, Sept. 20, and will run through Oct. 14. ‘Forays into Abstraction’ is a unique opportunity for the viewer to define their own observations and, […]

BSU makes third consecutive G.I. Jobs “Military Friendly” list

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 12, 2011) — For the third consecutive year, Bemidji State University has been recognized by G.I Jobs as being among the top 15 percent of colleges and universities in the nation for doing the most to embrace America’s military veterans as students. The list was compiled through exhaustive research and a poll […]

Professor Allan Chapman delivers traditional fall lecture, Sept. 19

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 12, 2011) — Professor Allan Chapman of the University of Oxford, lead lecturer on Bemidji State University’s Eurospring Program, will be presenting his annual lecture to the Bemidji community on Monday, Sept. 19. From Wadham College of Oxford University in England, Chapman presents an annual fall program at Bemidji State while on […]

University of Kentucky prof to examine cartoonists' reactions to bin Laden’s death

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 9, 2011) — For three weeks following Seal Team Six’s daring raid into Pakistan, a raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden,  University of Kentucky professor Dr. Stanley Brunn examined more than 400 political cartoons about the raid and bin Laden’s death from all over the world looking for […]

Upcoming events at the Outdoor Program Center

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 9, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will hold an introduction to climbing at the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center’s climbing wall, a bike repair boot at the Worldwide Day of Play and a mountain bike trail ride in activities scheduled for later this month. Tuesday, Sept. 20 – Intro […]

Barrie Thorne to speak at Bemidji State on gender play among children

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 6, 2011) — Barrie Thorne, professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss her research on how children tend to divide themselves, and others, along gender lines during games and other recreational activities. Thorne’s presentation, “Gender Play and Beyond: The Daily Lives of Children in Elementary […]

BSU to host Sept. 14 forum on solar energy

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 6, 2011) — Jason Edens, executive director of the Pine River, Minn.-based Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, will discuss solar power and its potential for addressing fuel poverty during a Wednesday, Sept. 14 presentation at Bemidji State University. Edens’ presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at Bemidji State’s American Indian Resource Center and […]

Haworth to deliver fall’s Honors Council Lecture Series opener

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 2, 2011) — African drum beats have typically proven difficult to record using traditional notation. After a year of study in the west African nation of Guinea, a Bemidji State University professor has a solution for preserving these rhythms. Dr. Janice Haworth, associate professor of music at Bemidji State, will discuss her […]

Optivation offers IMPACT 20/20 training program on customer service

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 2, 2011) — Starting Sept. 14, Bemidji State University’s Optivation venture is offering a three-day course on customer service under a grant provided by IMPACT 20/20. IMPACT 20/20 is a collaborative effort between Bemidji State University, Northland Community and Technical College, Northwest Technical College, the University of North Dakota and the University […]